Uganda's Yoweri Museveni takes commanding election lead as rival Bobi Wine alleges fraud+++ Living without an identity card in Cameroon +++Namibia halts import of live poultry from 10 countries.
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Uganda's head of state, Yoweri Museveni, was once a freedom fighter who decried long-term presidents overstaying their time. Now he has ruled for more than three decades — and wants to continue for at least five more.
Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term as president of Uganda while his main challenger, Bobi Wine, has countered with allegations of vote-rigging. Museveni warned people not to "cause chaos."
The legal team for Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine has filed a Supreme Court lawsuit, asking it to declare President Yoweri Museveni's re-election rigged.
The COVID-19 pandemic has provided African autocrats with the perfect set of circumstances to restrict civil liberties, rights activists say. China's growing influence on the continent may play a role, a report warns.
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